Despite gender bias and gender inequality some of the Transgender Models have made their place in the fashion industry and changing the mindset of people. The road to their career success has seen many hindrances and have faced cruel racism.
The transgender people have had a history to very difficult and complicated history in their normal as well as in modeling life.
However the modeling and fashion industry have started showing acceptance and have come to realize that beauty comes in all shapes and sizes.
Many transgender models have carved their path and have reached the path of success, fame and fortune.
Here are Top 15 transgender Models in the fashion and modeling industry today.
Top 15 Transgender Models
1. Hunter Schafer
Hunter Schafer was born in Raleigh, North Carolina, the United States in December 1999. Schafer is a talented fashion model, actress, and LGBT rights activist.
She is a transgender woman who has modeled for Dior, Miu Miu, Calvin Klein, Rick Owens, Tommy Hilfiger, Coach, Versace and many more fashion houses.
To her credit is also a HBO series Euphoria, she made her acting debut in 2019 portraying Jules.
Ines Rau is a French model of Algerian descent, born in Paris in the year 1990. She came in the spotlight in November 2013 when she posed nude with Tyson Beckford for OOB, a luxury French Magazine. In 2014 became the second transgender model to feature in Playboy. She has modeled for Nicole Miller, Alexis Bittar, and Barneys New York.
Arisce Wanzer is transgender model, comedian and actress. She was born as a male in Woodbridge, Virginia. She has taken part in drag troupe for three to four years and also in many fashion shows at Miami Fashion Week.
She is the first trans model to be the cover-girl for the Spiegel Catalog. Wanzer has also appeared on Elle, Vogue, Forbes and purple.
Geena Rocero is a Filipino American supermodel, transgender advocate and TED speaker. Geena started competing in beauty pageants at the age of fifteen. Now she owns a media production company “Gender Proud”. The company shares stories of transgender communities worldwide to promote justice and equal rights. She has also spoken at the UN headquarters, World Economic Forum and even at the White House.